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Impact of paternal post-traumatic stress disorder on the children of military fathers

Impact of paternal post-traumatic stress disorder on the children of military fathers

Prof Alan Stein and colleagues examined the impact of PTSD on children whose fathers had been in the armed forces.

Oxford Academic Psychiatry Autumn School 2018

Oxford Academic Psychiatry Autumn School 2018

Details have been announced of this year's autumn school.

Sarah Reeve awarded DPhil

Sarah Reeve awarded DPhil

Dr Sarah Reeve was delighted to be awarded a DPhil for her research into the relationship between sleep and psychosis.

Victims of cyberbullying at greater risk of self-harm and suicidal behaviors

Victims of cyberbullying at greater risk of self-harm and suicidal behaviors

Findings of investigation into the link between cyberbullying and self-harm and suicide in children and young people.

Dr Kate Saunders outlines potential of digital phenotying

Dr Kate Saunders outlines potential of digital phenotying

New treatment targets for mental health disorders can be identified by using data collected from wearables and mobile phones.

'Tapping the full potential of Europe's health data'

'Tapping the full potential of Europe's health data'

A focus on the EU and industry-funded EMIF project, co-coordinated by Professor Simon Lovestone, which has created a secure online platform consolidating metadata from a wide variety of sources.

Professor Michael Gelder (1929 - 2018)

Professor Michael Gelder (1929 - 2018)

A tribute to the founder of the University of Oxford's Department of Psychiatry.

Prof Simon Lovestone and Oxford win major MRC Mental Health Pathfinder Award

Prof Simon Lovestone and Oxford win major MRC Mental Health Pathfinder Award

Oxford is one of nine universities to receive a multimillion pound grant from the MRC to harness the power of data science for mental health research.

Prof Ilina Singh on the ethics of medicating children for ADHD

Prof Ilina Singh on the ethics of medicating children for ADHD

The Professor of Neuroscience and Society at the Department of Psychiatry talks to Tes (Times Educational Supplement).

Treating depression in cancer hugely increases quality of life, but probably not length of life

Treating depression in cancer hugely increases quality of life, but probably not length of life

Professor Michael Sharpe and colleagues identify that treating depression doesn’t make cancer patients live longer, but it does make lives immeasurably better.

'LSD Brings Your Brain to the Edge of Chaos'

'LSD Brings Your Brain to the Edge of Chaos'

VICE magazine reports on the research of postdoctoral researcher at the University of Oxford's Department of Psychiatry, Selen Atasoy.

BBC: Could psychosis be an autoimmune disease?

BBC: Could psychosis be an autoimmune disease?

As part of an online BBC series - 'Rethinking mental illness' - Prof Belinda Lennox explains her latest research and the new direction it is taking the treatment of psychiatric disorders.

The Deep and Frequent Phenotyping Study

The Deep and Frequent Phenotyping Study

'Sir Simon Lovestone, a professor of translational neuroscience at Oxford University, explains the evidence behind treating Alzheimer’s disease' for The Daily Mail

'Up to 60 per cent of prisoners have head injuries, as experts warn brain damage may fuel crime'

'Up to 60 per cent of prisoners have head injuries, as experts warn brain damage may fuel crime'

Prof Seena Fazel at the University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry, and co-authors, recently published a paper in The Lancet Psychiatry highlighting the high proportion of prison inmates having suffered previous head injuries. The Telegraph reports.

Presenting evidence to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Suicide and Self-harm Prevention

Presenting evidence to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Suicide and Self-harm Prevention

CLAHRC Oxford supported researchers were recently invited to present evidence to the ‘suicide and self-harm’ All-party Parliamentary Group (APPG). The group were surprised and impressed by the evidence presented and intend to forward it to the Minister for Health and Social Care, Jeremy Hunt.

'Antidepressants are more effective than placebo at treating acute depression'

'Antidepressants are more effective than placebo at treating acute depression'

Network meta-analysis led by Dr Andrea Cipriani of 522 trials includes the largest amount of unpublished data to date.

Pioneering dementia study opens first site in England in Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire

Pioneering dementia study opens first site in England in Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire

People over the age of 50 are being invited by the NHS to join a pioneering European-wide study looking at long term risks for developing Alzheimer’s dementia.

5th Course on Network Meta-Analysis

5th Course on Network Meta-Analysis

Andrea Cipriani leads this 3-day interactive course with lectures, group work, hands-on tutorials and supervised statistical sessions for clinicians, researchers and policy makers.

Major award to develop VR treatment in the NHS for mental health disorders

Major award to develop VR treatment in the NHS for mental health disorders

The National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) awarded £4 million to enable state-of-the-art psychological therapy to be delivered via virtual reality (VR) in the NHS.

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